The Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center of the University of St. Thomas today announced the appointment of Emily Petraglia as the center's coordinator of guest services and marketing communications.
Petraglia, a Faribault resident, will manage the center's internal and external marketing communications, including advertising and print communications, and will provide guest-services support.
Petraglia graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in communication media from St. Norbert College, where she did public relations work for the college's theater department and campus organizations.
Established by St. Thomas in 1982, the Gainey Conference Center is located in Owatonna, about an hour south of the Twin Cities. The full-service center is a meeting place for companies and organizations to hold retreats, planning sessions and other events. The university also offers its MBA program at the center's classroom facilities.